Has anyone removed the door "limiters"

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The big change on the doors of the JL are the "limiters" (yes I know that not what they're called) that keep the doors from swinging freely when opened. I am not a fan because I take my doors off and on so often. Is there a way to remove them all together? Has anyone done it? I saw a video where what appeared to be a Jeep rep says you can just push them all the way in the door and not use them. While I'm sure this is probably possible, I have all read several threads where people have accidentally pushed them in too far and it was next to impossible to pull them back out. I definitely don't want to get into that situation as I would like to be able to connect them easily in the winter months.





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Just let them pop into the door. People who are complaining about how hard it is to get them back out are being dramatic.
 

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Probably the best new feature on the JL.. it’s one more bolt to remove.. to each their own..
 

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I understand the question. I don't leave the hinge bolts in so without the door check I could take the doors off in a couple of minutes.

But I really like the door checks and it only takes about 10 minutes to take off all 4 doors. To me it is worth it.
 
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Probably the best new feature on the JL.. it’s one more bolt to remove.. to each their own..
Oh hell yes. I even bought the star fabricating ones for my JK. Was one of the first things I noticed on the JL. Love them.
 

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I can't imagine doing all that shit to take them off.you probably drop and break the window. When all you have to do is push it in the door, put some tape on the backside of it if you're worried about scratching.
 

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They are a PITA. But, the wife likes them, so...
 

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they are a total pain in the ass im hoping someone down the line will come up with some type of quick release system for them rather than taking the bolt in and out always
 

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Honestly, a couple of times I’ve walked into the edge of the door because my JL door doesn’t open up as freely as my JK door did (and quickly looked around to see if anyone was watching :facepalm:). Still, I like the feature as I don’t have to worry about the door slamming shut. Snow means I haven’t tried taking them off yet.
 

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With a soft top, the soft top rails end where the door gap starts. Water runs like a faucet from these rails, down the door gap, and freezes in the limiters. Multiple times this winter I couldn't open my front doors due to this...

Horrible design flaw.
 

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With a soft top, the soft top rails end where the door gap starts. Water runs like a faucet from these rails, down the door gap, and freezes in the limiters. Multiple times this winter I couldn't open my front doors due to this...

Horrible design flaw.
Wow. Never thought of that. I have the problem with the rails but it isn't cold enough down here to freeze the doors shut. I've been kind of surprised no third part has come up with a solution for the rails.
 

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they are a total pain in the ass im hoping someone down the line will come up with some type of quick release system for them rather than taking the bolt in and out always
Quick Release: Sharp knife
 

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